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FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (CHS-264014)

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Course Description:


Review the history and development of the American fire service. Addresses management issues and organization of a fire department. Includes value engineering for capital resources; cost effectiveness in service delivery; fire prevention, suppression and investigation; emergency medical services; the utilization of computers in data collection, retrieval and analysis. Apply content to local fire protection issues.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Public Administration or equivalent, or significant practical background in administration and management.

Recommended (1 or more): Accounting for Decision Makers, Management Principles, The American Political System, College Writing, Communication Decisions, Human Service Management or equivalents.

Important Note: this course was renamed effective the September 2009 term and was formerly offered as Advanced Fire Administration. Students who have successfully completed 264014 should not enroll in this course.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Fall 1.

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